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Old Apr 28, 2005, 06:39 PM   #1
Calvinatir
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After installing Tiger All my Mailboxes are gone!

So i just finished installing Tiger and I open up Apple Mail to check my mail and nothing is there. It still says Gmail and Pepperdine Mail on the side but i have nothing in my inbox and im not receiving any mail at all. What's wrong?
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Old Apr 28, 2005, 06:48 PM   #2
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Did you make a backup?

Did you at least make a backup? I haven't installed Tiger yet so I wouldn't be able to give you any pointers. Hopefully you made a backup of your mail.
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Old Apr 28, 2005, 06:51 PM   #3
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please tell me..

Please tell me that you didn't do an archive and install and forget to save your mailboxes on a disc before you installed Tiger....please.

If you did, you can import them from the old system folders that are still on your hard drive. Assuming of course that everything was copied smoothly. (Which is why you should back it up)
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Old Apr 28, 2005, 06:54 PM   #4
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I did an upgrade. My mail program won't even open correctly or close correctly. No backup...kicking myself...
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Old Apr 28, 2005, 06:55 PM   #5
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even if i did a backup, it won't let my import or export or anything. It's all blurred out
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Old Apr 28, 2005, 07:47 PM   #6
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FIXED IT...I found my old mailboxes, copied them and saved them elsewhere. Then i deleted the plist file in my users folder for mail. Everything works fine now! I did have to recreate all my accounts though. All back to normal. I believe what caused it was using the HTTPMail thing for my hotmail account. weird
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Old Apr 28, 2005, 09:43 PM   #7
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I had the same problem but when I removed the httpmail files from the mail preferences folder it imported all my mailboxes and settings.
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Old Apr 28, 2005, 10:19 PM   #8
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Explain how to do that pls.

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Old Apr 28, 2005, 10:27 PM   #9
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Httpmail is the culprit

Same here, had some nervous moments there, everythings back to normal now, though i don't use the htpmail plug-in (I forgot it was in there).
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